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-sex marriage. torment prop 8 arguments. on wednesday it's arguments about the federal defense of marriage act that denies federal benefits including tax benefits to same-sex couples who are married in states that allow that. let's go live to cheryl hurd in san francisco for tonight's same-sex marriage rally. cheryl? >> reporter: steve, the fight for gay marriage is being heard all over the bay area. as you can see they are preparing for a marsh that starts in the castro and will make its way to san francisco city hall. chris worthington is holding one of the rainbow flags that will fly at city hall on tuesday and wednesday as the supreme court hears oral arguments on prop 8 and defense of marriage act. >> i don't think the purpose of flying the flag in oakland, berkeley or san leandro is to try to change the supreme court's mind. it's to give encouragement and support to people that believe in marriage equality. >> reporter: it makes sense for support to come from the city of berkeley. two of the plaintiffs in the case to overturn prop 8 are berkeley residents. >> i think the more people talk
on the defense of marriage act, which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage, seven more eave -- civil union laws. >> carolyn will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers prop 8 and the defense of marriage act. her live report begins tuesday here on abc7. >>> san francisco police credit a neighbor's quick thinking in helping to catch a group of suspected vandals in the act. it appears they had just finished the outline of their graffiti when the officers arrived. the man who called police asked us not to give his name. >> they just finished painting it a couple weeks ago, and it's like every other week there's something new up there, and they're constantly having to clean it. >> i think it's important that we're able to catch these offenders and bring them to justice. >> ama: police also told us they discovered 52 cans of spray paint and several markers when officers searched the suspects. suspects include ten adults andup juvenile. some have previous arrests for vandalism. >> survivors or the s
in recent years with the u.s.-funded iron dome missile defense system and by building a massive wall separating the palestinian territories from the rest of the holy land. but obama warned that is not enough. >> no wall is high enough and no iron dome is strong enough or perfect enough to stop every enemy. >> reporter: he said the only way to achieve lasting security is peace between israelis and palestinians. the president is wrapping up his mideast trip here in jordan, where he will meet with king abdullah. the number one issue is the conflict in syria that sent 400,000 refugees across the border to jordan. paula. >> jonathan, thank you. >>> and on capitol hill, the stage now set for the most serious gun control debate in more than a decade. majority leader harry reid has now confirmed the bill will be debated when lawmakers return from vacation next month. it will call for universal background checks on gun buyers. >>> an emotional scene in a new york courtroom. a man who spent 23 years in prison for a murder he did not commit has finally been freed. david ranta convicted in 1990
arguments on prop 8 tuesday. and on wednesday - the arguments over the defense of marriage act. >> the general is now involved making a decision on the white house. >> the professor royal little things that this is significant. >> this is a level of seriousness this is not just a state case it is raised to the level of national significance. >> reporter: the justices will not rule until the month of june but they will not present this as this could likely lead to the legalization of proposition 8 only in the state of california or make this just in california. or they could rule that proposition 8 would be unconstitutional. or, they could make it proposition 8 would be national or it could be upheld as a band of same-sex marriage. >> i would say that they would say that proposition 8 is not valid. anthony kennedy will be the deciding vote. little has been argued for some time. chief justice, john roberts could be the deciding voter. >> he has adopted children any certainly understands the we do not have biological operation to have a stable family or a halt the family for child
with the tour of the iron dome, which is the missile defense system that the u.s. government has actually funded a large part of. >> united states of america stands with the state of israel because it is within our fundamental national security interest to stand with israel. it makes us both stronger. it makes us both more prosperous, and it makes the world a better place. >> reporter: the president's day is going to be heavy with meetings of israeli officials, the president, perez, prime minister netanyahu. the two of them will have a joint press conference where no doubt the lead topic news of the day in the region has to do with syria and chemical weapons. have they been used and who used them. israeli government officials confirming chemical weapons have been used. they are not sure who used them, the rebels or the assad regime. the united states government has confirmed any of that but we will hear from the president. he has talked about the use of chemical weapons as a red line when it comes to syria. president will overnight here. tomorrow heads to the west bank, next day to jordan and an
, the future of prop 8 and the defense of marriage act will be decided in the supreme court. nbc's chief legal analyst, pete williams, joins us from our washington, d.c., newsroom with some insight. >> reporter: this will be the first time the u.s. supreme court has ever taken a serious look at the issue of marriage for gay couples. on tuesday the justices take up proposition 8, the voter initiative passed in 2008 that blocked same-sex marriage in california. two lower courts have found it unconstitutional. as for what might happen if the court strikes it down, it could issue a decision that would apply only to california, allowing marriage to resume. or it could do what it's being urged to do by the two couples in this case, one from berkeley, the other from l.a., and say that no state can block same-sex marriage, or the court could uphold prop 8. wednesday's case is a challenge to doma, the defense of marriage act. it blocks the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages in the states where they are legal. after first defending the law, the obama administration switched sides and
court ruled it was legal. on wednesday the court considers the defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage, nine more have strong civil union or partner ship laws. >> carol lynn tyler is traveling to washington, dc and will be sitting in court when the nation's highest court considers whether california's prop 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marry. >>> the nationest highest court is taking on another big issue that cost taxpayers more than $3 billion a year. the a practice that leads to higher prescription prices. >>> also a silicon valley big wig is helping in the effort to keep the kings in sacramento. >> crash, crash, boom. >> neighbors say they've never seen or heard anything like it. a story behind a car's rough ride. >> leigh: i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. we have had a nice weekend, but we're going to see some changes weather weis this upcoming work week. >> a preliminary vote is expected on tuesday on a stadium deal intended to keep the kings in sacrament
from marrying and they will consider the defense of marriage act that forbids federal recognition of same-sex marriages. there are only 250 public seats for each other, and some people have been in line since thursday. the court is expected to rule late in june. abc7 news reporter is traveling to washington, dc, and will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers proposition 8, and the defense of marriage act. her live reports begin tomorrow, here on abc7 news. >> marriage equality advocates in san francisco are planning to make their voices heard this evening meeting at 6:30 p.m. at harvey milk plaza and after half an hour of remark by speakers including local clergy they will many to city hall. a second rally begins on the steps of city hall at 8:00 p.m. >> just ahead the call for tougher gun laws are getting lauder and more expensive. a new push by new york mayor bloomberg to promote gun control. >> prince harry is coming to america, the one place >> new york's millionaire mayor bible -- bloomberg is starting an ad campaign to encourage gun control. >> congress is re
with defense of marriage act that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman. conservative leader around -- rand paul has this to say. >> i don't mind if the government tries to be neutral on the issue. >> there are 250 seats for the general public for each case. the court is expected to rule late if june. abc7 news' report will be in court when the supreme court decides whether proposition 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marriage. the report begins tomorrow. >> san francisco kids are not the only ones on spring agree, muni is taking a vacation scaling backs service to match reduced demand and save money. the agency says they reduced services during christmas and new years, a time when ridership drops and it worked. they are trying it again. they expect to save about $45,000 mainly from reduced overtime and maintenance. >> tomorrow, late night bart rides will face delays because of work if the tube to make it safer in case of earthquake. you can expect delays every tuesday, wednesday, and thursday for the next 14 mes. one of the tubes will be closed during work hou
south korea that military backing won't be hurt by a u.s. budget debate. deputy secretary of defense ashton carter told reporters that the north's threats would only deepen washington's defense commitment to seoul. ashton said deep u.s. budget cuts won't alter pentagon efforts to make south korean defense a priority. china has bypassed britain as the world's fifth largest arms exporter. the volume of chinese weapons exports rose by 162 percent from 2008-2012. the stockholm international peace research institute says the largest buyer of chinese weapons has been pakistan, which accounts for 55 percent of the country's exports. the u.s. remains the world's top arms exporter, with 30 percent of the global volume. russia is second with 26 percent, germany third with 7 percent, and france fourth with 6 percent. six men have been arrested following the gang-rape and robbery of swiss tourists in central india. the group will appear in court today. the swiss woman and her husband were on a cycling tour across india and had set up camp when a group of men allegedly assaulted them, beating the
not hit him. the defense lawyer wants the bail reduced or developed entirely so that russell can we reenter a rehabilitation center. >>> a piece of san france blasting back to oakland. the rocket ship has been a popular site. the 40-foot tall ship was designed and funded by private doners, the rocket ship goes back for some touchups, it's next display has not been determined >> you ready to help the folks on the east shore? you're looking at busier traffic on the freeway now westbound coming out to the macarthur maze with no issues on the way. the traffic continues to look good. i was looking at the chp list and briefly they had a crash  reported on the upper deck of the bay bridge and it was deleted from the files i hope it means there's no crash on the bridge. the lights came on early which means there may have been something up there but it maybe gone. >>> also the morning commute on northbound 17 as you drive into the mountains, they're clearing an accident, traffic is going to be slow on the way over the hill. let's go to steve. >>> the system is clearing out all of the cloud
at him, one officer shot him at but did not hit him. the defense lawyer wants the bail reduced or developed entirely so that russell can we reenter a rehabilitation center. >>> a piece of san france blasting back to oakland. the rocket ship has been a popular site. the 40-foot tall ship was designed and funded by private doners, the rocket ship goes back for some touchups, it's next display has not been determined >> you ready to help the folks on the east shore? you're looking at busier traffic on the freeway now westbound coming out to the macarthur maze with no issues on the way. the traffic continues to look good. i was looking at the chp list and briefly they had a crash reported on the upper deck of the bay bridge and it was deleted from the files i hope it means there's no crash on the bridge. the lights came on early which means there may have been something up there but it maybe gone. >>> also the morning commute on northbound 17 as you drive into the mountains, they're clearing an accident, traffic is going to be slow on the wa
of defense ashton carter told reporters that the north threats would only deepen washington defense committing to seoul . ashton said the u.s. budget cuts will not alter pentagon efforts to make south korean defense a priority. >> six men have been arrested falling the gang rape and robbery of swiss tourist and central india. the group will appear in court today. the swiss woman and her husband were on a cycling tour across india and had set up camp on a group of men allegedly assaulted them, beating the husband and raping the wife. the case comes at a time in india when there are calls for stricter laws on sexual assault and changes in cultural attitudes toward women. the december gang rape on the new sehli was spurred protest in india. were most women have stories of sexual harassment and abuse on public transportation or on the street. >> will be back with erica with more in just a minute on our thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger
't believe this. an eye-opening breach of u.s. national security. a defense contractor charged are sharing everything from missile defense plans to information about u.s. nuclear weapons to a chinese woman he was dating. he met her at a conference where she may have targeted him. she remains here in the u.s. not charged at this point. now to the story threatening the global economy and affecting stocks here at home. outrage is growing in the small nation of cyprus. the government would seize 10% of the people's bank accounts for the bailout. banks are shut down to prevent people from withdraws their savings. >>> here at home, a computer glitch set off a panic for chase customers. when they checked the balances in their accounts, they saw this. the bank says it was there error. the problem is resolved. >> good news. i thought it was just me. >>> now to winter's blast. snow and ice hitting so much of the country. with an update of sorts, sam champion, the man we're blaming this morning. >> let's show you how much the entire eastern coast of the country, enveloped in the country. up to 10 inc
for the defense of marriage act, signed into law by president clinton. >>> and american academy of pediatrics has declared its support of same-second parent, saying marriage is in the best interest of children and offers kids long-term security, rights and benefits. the doctors made the declaration after four years of analysis and research. >>> and new tonight at 6:00, over the passionate objections of students and parents, oakland school board has decided to close three schools, they will close down american indian public charter school and american indian public charter school two, the american indian public high school will also close, but that will close at the end of the school year in june. and while the school has some of the highest student test scores in california, the state audit last year found financial conflicts of interest, and nearly 4 million in questionable payments. alameda county prosecutors are continuing to investigate payments. >>> now on the subject of oakland, it is one of nine california school districts, along with san francisco, that have formed an unusual alliance. th
- it will review the defense of marriage act which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. dozens of air traffic control towers are on the chopping block. including a tower in salinas. the f-a-a said today that the tower at the salinas municipal airport will be one of the 149 towers nationwide to shut down. it's a result of the forced budget cuts. they went into effect at the beginning of march. the salinas tower, will be part of phased out closure over four weeks -- beginning in april. a man in philadelphia is in police custody tonight for impersonating a pilot after he managed to slip into a u- s airways cockpit. police say phillippe jernnard was dressed as an air france pilot. on a flight to florida - he sat in the cockpit in the jump seat. but the pilots became suspicious when he couldn't even figure out how to fasten the straps. jennard is being held on one-million-dollars bail. the airline is not commenting. in sports. a tough day for the locals at the high school state basketball championships. and we have the first shocker in the n-c-a-a tournament. . also lebron and the miami he
in your country. the ads are paid for by the american freedom defense initiative or afdi run by pamela geller. geller's organization recently ad a series of other ads some called anti- muslim. at san francisco's metropolitian agency, paul rose says the public owned facility is in a difficult position. >> even though we disagree content we cannot litigate over their first amendment. >> reporter: in fact, the afdi recently sued the city of new york and won when they refused put ads on their transit >> these are meant to be offensive and we have to run them there is not much we can do. >> and take a look at this. at the same time that these will also go in mid april. >> reporter: rose says these will go up on 100 buses throughout the system at teh same time the other ads will go up in mid april. >> to encourage tolerance. the sfmta is receiving 3 thousand dollars to put up the ads on the buses, all fo the proceeds will go towards san franciascso human rights campaign. terisa estacio, kron 4 news. >> catherine: right now. police are looking for the head coach of a traveling bay area baseba
students the u.s. is the best friend of the country and will never back down on commitment to the defense. the president traveled to the west bank where he urged president abbas to relaunch peace talk was israel. >> a stopgap spending bill to keep the government open is now awaiting president obama's signature. house passed a bill side stepping a threat of a shut down. the measure funding operating budgets of every cabinet agency throughout end of september. leaving in place automatic cuts to domestic programs but does ease the impact of other cuts. effort underway a bill in san francisco would require state and local authorities to get a warrant to hand over your e mails. current law says e mails are fair game if they've been opened or more than six months old. saying electronic communications should nobody different which authorities cannot access without a warrant. >> well, hates a throw away anymore the disposable film festival is here to stay and takes place tonight and friday. it's a venue for films made without big budgets. >> sometimes it's an iphone and web cam. what we care abou
the federal defensive act which defines marriage only between a man and woman. and we will hear on more arriving on the opinion and we get more coverage from christina wells. >> reporter: centered in this debate whether marriage should be considered a gov. -- government issue. >> there are certain things that should not be put up for a vote and gay people and like nongay people deserve to build a life and have dreams of having a family. >> reporter: outlawing same-sex marriage or domier defines marriage as between a man and woman. he believes in traditional marriage but not the same sex marriages. the majority supports same sex marriages but some say it is more important to read the constitution. >> i am against a ban on same- sex marriages because they are simply unconstitutional. >> christina ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and the berkeley couple plan on getting married this june. christian perry have been together 13 years and have raised four boys. it has been hurry up and wait. the other place of in the proposition case. >> we need you to stay right here for our continuing coverage and s
orleans. start with defense. how about robin lopez learn to live with rejection like i have. apparently he's a slow learner. robin get it ou out. >> that in common. >> flash of this every once if in awhile from barns hard to the basket. breaking the other way. reward the trailer. 3 30-24. look here. contesting the shot. keeping it alive and 8 points. 9 lee bound. 4 block. curry the hot curry spicey. 5 assist behind the back to play tomorrow sochbility and kent known for the defense. curry goes for 30. catch and shoot from way out. 93 to 72. warriors win on the road. round out the 3 game road trip on wednesday and never win when visiting the spurs. james to miami heat in search of 23 straight win in boston tonight. this is over jason like a midget and just got crushed. >> wow! >> that was ridiculous. no kevin garnet. sets up for 43. tied at 103. give it to lebron to win the game. over 3. 37 streak continues second longest in nba history. the time here unusual situation but not complaining in berkeley. cal 12 seed heading into the tournament but play what amounts
with the defensive player, would result in a 15-year-old pent and if he uses his helmet, he getss -- >>> project homeless connect bringing together medical, social and housing surfaces. the group was there today, now partnering with the san francisco for technology and innovation. the ideas to streamline the process to services for section eight and public hougzing lists. >>> is for some eating a hot meal at home isn't as easy as you think. >>> and the wet weather is moving out. bill martin tells how warm you can expect to get in the coming days in your neighborhood -- >>> bart has put down spike strips. the dale city station and the 16th street mission station in the city. >> we have our chief meteorologist, bill martin here to talk about the rain that has come right through. >> you can kind of see the showers leaving the area. we're drying out now. >> how much rain did we get? i'll show you. we had a kum lagdz accumulations. >> here's the deal. i'm going to talk about the weather system moving out of the area. we've got clearing skies and temperatures showing up in the 50s right now. but they'
the stand for a fourth day and the jury gets to ask him questions after the defense tried to do some damage control after his cross-examination. abc's ryan owens is in phoenix, arizona, this morning with the latest. good morning to you, ryan. >> reporter: good morning, josh. arizona is one of only three states that allows jury members to actually ask questions of the witness. we understand they have a whole lot, some 70 questions for the good doctor who has been on the stand all week. >> nothing but the truth, so help you god. >> i do. >> reporter: dr. richard samuels is pivotal to jodi arias' defense. the psychologist who made $250 an hour evaluating the 32-year-old admitted killer diagnosed her with ptsd. he says the stress of shooting and repeatedly stabbing her ex-boyfriend, travis alexander, caused her to forget committing the crime. >> right, made it up right now. speculated. >> nope. clinical judgment, sir. >> reporter: he's had a tough few days on the stand. he was even forced to acknowledge arias lied to him during the ptsd test. back then she said she was so traumatized because sh
three. down two. now memphis tries to inbound the ball. great defense. he forces a turnover. out of bounds. off the hands of memphis. 1.9 left and no iron. airball. that is it. 3-13 from the field but their coach after the game very proud of his senior guard. >> for him to do what he did was remarkable. i wished he would have hit the last shot, so does he. that wasn't the problem at all. he was why we had a chance at the end. >> you might have to call this the upset of the day. oregon up ends oklahoma state. ducks early on. with the slam dunk. oregon up 11 at the half. more of the same from the ducks. from outside. all green. oregon 68-55 winners. it will take time to get familiar with the 49ers roster. lots of additions and today a subtraction. good kick returner. sometimes receiver has signed with the panthers. so he is gone. that is the sporting life. we should mention cal is up in their game. unlv. up by 8 with 6 minutes left. they have a shot. highlights at 10:00 p.m. >> thank you. >>> tonight on the 10:00 p.m. news, major changes could be on the way, the details of the prop
great. some of it has to do with their defense, but i couldn't be more proud of a team. >> an emotional locker room there. >>> some baseball news here, not pretty for the giants tonight in spring training, losing 10-4 to the rockies. matt cane got the start, but he did pick up eight strikeouts. roj and jessica, i hear he has a perfect bracket. but that would certainly make him feel a lot better. >> san diego state and miami. we're going big tomorrow. >> yes, we are. >> thanks. i'm marking it down. >> we'll be right back. >>> it's a girl. that's what the san francisco zoo found out during a routine exam. look how cute they are. she was born to leanne and larry on february 10th. her birthday is especially important because tumatru tigers are a critically endangered species. you can get a first look at the baby cub in person soon. look how beautiful that picture is. >> ohhhh, it is a cute picture. >> beautiful. >> really quick, tomorrow morning, friday morning, beginning of our weekend, what are we looking at? >> we'll see temperatures near 70 inland. and then saturday and sunday with more
, cal upset 5th seeded unlv last night. cal was led by allen who scored 19 points and the bears' defense held the rebels for more than 11 minutes without a basket in the second half. they sunned unlv. they take on syracuse at h.p. pavilion tomorrow at 6:40. the other bay area team is st. mary's that lost to memphis and has been eliminated. mike, i remember what you said about the 5 the seed and the 12th seed. >> did cal win? >> all the pac 10 teams -- oregon was 12 seed and they bet 5th seed...oklahoma. >> proud of my cal bears. >> i was happy for them but disappointed at st. mary's. they had the last shot. >> march madness continues again on the court but not in our sky. we have live doppler 7 hd showing how dry it is. we have lost a lot of humidity in the air the last 24 hours. you can see how clean it is looking from the roof camera to the port of oak. san francisco right now is 48. redwood city, too. 47 in san bruno, palo alto is 42. half moon bay is 44. oakland is 48 and richmond and walnut creek is cooler at 42. and pleasanton is 41. antioch is at 54 and union city at 45. 87 in san
and the defense of marriage act, both part of a national debate on same sex marriage. new at noon jacqueline fell is live outside the court where people are lining up for the chance to watch the oral arguments in person. good afternoon. >> reporter: we are 4 days away from the arguments banning same sex marriage but get a load of this, people are already lining up. it is on a first come-first serve basis and at the end of the line is our friend here, he lives here now, tell me why you want to do that. >> i am here because it is a historic moment and i just wanted to be here to witness it. >> tell me why it is an important issue for you. >> well, when i was 17 about 10 years ago gavin newsom, the mayor legalized same sex marriage and started letting people get married in city hall and that is just -- it was right around the time when i came out and it has been a real important civil rights issue for a really long time so i have just cared about it for a really long time and i want to be here for that. >> tell me what you are going to do for the the next 4 days. >> i have entertainment and my comp
a great defense. >> there was more talent on syracuse' team, i get. they tried but they lost. >> they didn't shoot enough. a lot of dribbling. a lot of passing. got to shoot to win. >> one of the top assist men in the country. >> number four syracuse was a higher seed going into the match-up with number 12 cal. but golden bears fans were hoping playing so close to berkeley would give them home court advantage. >> they didn't take advantage of it. they made too many mistakes and didn't play well enough to win the game. >> do you think they have the home court advantage? >> i don't know. there were a lot of syracuse fans. they need to be more supportive. >> do you think that would have helped? >> i think so. they would have gotten a lot of energy from the crowd. >> despite the loss, fans say it was great to see cal play in the big dance. >> it was awesome. my first time coming into the march madness game and it was a good experience. my birthday, too. that makes it even better. >> i've never seen them play up close in a big game like this so it was cool to see. >> did you have them in your b
, and the federal defense of marriage act is heard on wednesday. the court will not rule until late june. >>> diane feinstein is cosponsoring an amendment, the drakes bay oyster company is the only in the national seashore. the government wants to remove the oysters and return the area to wilderness. the ruling allows the farm to stay open until a hearing to appeal that decision in may. mr. obama arrived at joint andrews in maryland, j >>> president obama is back home. he arrived in maryland a few hours ago after visiting idrail, the west bank -- israel, the west bank, and jordan. but it wasn't all business. the president managed to do some history-minute sight-seeing before he left. >> reporter: president obama, the tourist, walked through the ancient city of petra in jordan. >> spectacular. >> reporter: in iman, he met with king abdullah, and announced he's working to deliver an additional $200 million in aid to help jordan care for the more than 460,000 refugees. >> the sight of children and women being slaughtered that we've seen so much i think has to compel all of us to say what more can we
: on wednesday, the court considers the defense of marriage act, which denies an array of federal benefits to same-sex spouses, like edy windsor of new york. when her spouse died, the irs sent a $363,000 bill and refused to recognize her marriage. >> i couldn't believe that they were making a stranger of this person i lived with and loved for 43 something years. >> reporter: in new york, hundreds rallied in support of gay marriage and expressed hopes this week will be a turning point. >> the question before the supreme court this week will be, am i full american or am i not? >> reporter: the very definition of marriage up for debate in the highest court in the land. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> pope francis presided over his first palm sunday mass today in front of an audience of perhaps a quarter million people, telling them to be humble and young at heart. nbc's claudia la vonga reports from rome. >> reporter: pope francis celebrated his first palm sunday mass to mark the thought of holy week on sunday in st. petersburg. he was welcomed by 250,000 people from all over the world
will hear arguments on proposition 8 and on wednesday the federal defensive marriage act. across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >>> >> the fundamental issue is whether loving and committed same sex couples who serve their country whether they should be able to take part in the fundamentally american freedom to marry. >> marriage exists to connect men and women together as husband and wife to be fathered to any kids they produce. marriage is the institution that provides the mother and father to if a child. >> the supreme court will not issue a ruling on the case until june. brian flores will be live in our newsroom to break down what the court proceedings could mean for same sex marriage here in california. >>> time is 5:04. tomorrow the san jose city council is expected to approve a $7 million incentive package for samsung. the deal was outlined back in august at this city hall ceremony with governor jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung executive. the city of austin, texas by the way offered similar incentives in an effort to get samsung to move there. >>>
for the public. tomorrow the justices will hear arguments on proposition # and wednesday the federal defensive marriage act across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >> there is not any place in the constitution that allows for a different set of rules for a different class of people. >> i don't think the justices a majority of the justices are going to want to launch another culture war and are going to respect the right of voters to decide their future to decide something is simple is that it takes a man and woman to make a marriage. >> the supreme court is not expected to issue a ruling on the same sex marriage cases until june. brian flores will be in our newsroom with the bay area couple at the heart of the prop 8 legal challenge. >>> time now 6:05. tomorrow the san jose city council will approve a $7 million incentive package for samsung semi conductor. the deal was outlined in a signing ceremony with city hall governor jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung electronic executive. it includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas o
and the children they may create and raise in the best environment. >> reporter: the second case challenges defense of marriage act, blocks federal recognition of same-sex couples in states they are allowed to marry. edie windsor had to pay $363,000 in estate taxes when her partner died. >> i couldn't believe they were making a stranger of the person i lived with and loved for 42 something live. >> president obama now calls the law unconstitutional. house republicans are defending it in court. a new pew research center shows the majority of americans now support gay marriage. researchers say it shows the largest change in opinions on a policy issue in a decade. in washington i'm danielle lee, nbc news. >>> moving on to business, shares in yahoo! hit a new 52-week high this morning. the company bought a new startup as well. scott mcgrew joins us. you were thinking about young ceos but in this case very young. >> he just turned 18. he invented something, he and as a 17-year-old. yahoo! bought his company lock, stock, and barrel. we don't know the exact price but it's in the few tens of millions of do
. >>> that team was a pair of hosters. punto got around from eric young but there was no defense for this. jet was a blast with a runner on. this tie is the game and they got going at the plate had 4 runs and then got a 5th home run of the year and they go on to win and they have to figure out where to put it in the lineup. they scored 7 through 9 innings and they are 5-4 over the angels. >>> still to come on this early sports rap. we will show you what to be a moment on the gilmore concourse. we will be back in a moment. hello. hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. . >>> when you race against guys you are bound to have a few you are not crazy about. tony stewart with 12 laps to go and on a restart, he would not let him by. remember that moment, they are on t
the federal defensive marriage act. across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >>> >> the fundamental issue is whether loving and committed same sex couples who serve their country whether they should be able to take part in the fundamentally american freedom to marry. >> marriage exists to connect men and women together as husband and wife to be fathered to any kids they produce. marriage is the institution that provides the mother and father to if a child. >> the supreme court will not issue a ruling on the case until june. brian flores will be live in our newsroom to break down what the court proceedings could mean for same sex marriage here in california. >>> time is 5:04. tomorrow the san jose city council is expected to approve a $7 million incentive package for samsung. the deal was outlined back in august at this city hall ceremony with governor jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung executive. the city of austin, texas by the way offered similar incentives in an effort to get samsung to move there. >>> after se
on proposition # and wednesday the federal defensive marriage act across the country emotions are strong on both sides of the issue. >> there is not any place in the constitution that allows for a different set of rules for a different class of people. >> i don't think the justices a majority of the justices are going to want to launch another culture war and are going to respect the right of voters to decide their future to decide something is simple is that it takes a man and woman to make a marriage. >> the supreme court is not expected to issue a ruling on the same sex marriage cases until june. brian flores will be in our newsroom with the bay area couple at the heart of the prop 8 legal challenge. >>> time now 6:05. tomorrow the san jose city council will approve a $7 million incentive package for samsung semi conductor. the deal was outlined in a signing ceremony with city hall governor jerry brown, mayor chuck reed, and samsung electronic executive. it includes tax breaks and equipment reimbursements. the city of austin, texas offered similar
on the defense of marriage act. several groups will be holding rallies leading up to tomorrow. tonight, for example, same-sex marriage supporters are holding a rally and march starting 6:30 p.m. at castro and market streets. meantime, in washington, dc people have been camped out in front of the supreme court building since thursday. they are lined up in hopes of getting one of the 250 seats set aside for the public. the justices are not expected to rule on either case until june but one law expert we spoke with says recent public opinion and polling that favors gay marriage could have weight with the justices. she also believes the justices may come to a compromise, even portions of doma may be struck down. >> i think it will be appealing for conservatives on the court because it's a question of the federal government coming in to legislate in an area that has been traditionally reserved for the states making marriage law. i think it's a very conservative argument that will appeal to more conservative members of the court. then the liberal members o
to be detained under afghan law. >>> a guided missile -- the secretary of defense ordered the cuts for the san diego based uss rents. the office also says the uss batch which will cut its current deployment short it will return to san diego next month. >>> the navies blue angels will perform their last show in key west, florida. the navy has only canceled performances in april because of sequester cuts. the air force thunder birds have canceled all performances through september. >>> deputies are working to determine what went wrong during a sky diving jump. a sky diving instructor and his student died yesterday. they were among 22 people who went up for a jump. when only 20 returned the search for the two missing men started. >>> search and rescues can dogs started this training exercise. the dogs went in search of pretend plane crash vehicles with fake blood. the point was to train volunteers for a real life emergency. >> the dog handlers, their crews would come out and locate the casualties and provide treatment and ultimately evacuation. >> organizers with the california search and rescue
's proposition 8 that outlawed same-sex marriage and the federal defense of mayors at that legally defines marriage as between a man and woman. it was the talk of the weekend news programs. >> americans almost sides of this list you are both deeply affected monday same- sex marriage. our democratic institutions are perfectly capable of handling this issue. >> this is something that should not be put up for about. the people like 90 people deserve the right to shape a family and build a life and have these dreams. >> tomorrow the court will hear arguments on hollingsworth vs. a case considering the constitutionality of california's gay marriage ban, proposition 8 on wednesday. the court will hear arguments in united states purses windsor which challenges the constitutionality of a section in the defense of marriage act. 6:30 p.m. march and rally by: a marriage equality advocates starts at castro and market streets, and continues to sampras's go city hall. >> the coast guard a surge in the water off half moon bay for 22 year-old would disappear from the beach. it all happened yesterday aroun
. the challenge to the federal defensive marriage act. yesterday, the court said it would release same-day audio if the arguments are presented. the court's statement did not mention television coverage which legal experts probably means it will not be allowed. >>> a bay area consumer group warning about potential hidden fees with oakland's municipal i.d. card. the city created these i.d. cards in part for undocument emergencied immigrants. a debit function was -- undocumented immigrants. a debit function was put in place. there's hidden fees. there are fees for enrolling and and another fee for every time it's used. >>> b.a.r.t. is dealing with a big bird problem. it's expected to cost the transit agency millions of dollars. brian flores is live in fremont to explain the problem. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, tori. it certainly can be a very dirty problems at times. these pigeons are causing a lot of damage at most of the b.a.r.t. stations throughout the bay area. it's costing them millions of dollars. in fact, the agency says they spent up to $2 million to lay down spike stri
terrorists. the drone program is being shifted to the defense department. according to the report, the idea is to toughen criteria which have been highly criticized. >>> president obama is spending time with both palestinians and israelis. trying to get leaders to start peace talks. >> peace talks stalled three years ago. first trip to the region since then. and leaders say his visit could help move things in the right direction. president obama held a joint news conference earlier this morning with palestinian president. he's encouraging leaders to talk directly. didn't provide new ideas on how to spark negotiations. extremists keep talk going strong. president obama talked about how hard it can be to set politics aside and admit the need to compromise. for the sake of the people in the region, he says it's necessary. >> going to have to be willing to breakout of the old habits, the old arguments to reach for that new place. that new world. >> reporter: president obama promised u.s. support and his support to get these negotiations started again. and israeli's prime minister as well as pa
to the federal defensive marriage act. yesterday, the court said it would release same-day audio if the arguments are presented. the court's statement did not mention television coverage which legal experts probably means it will not be allowed. >>> a bay area consumer group warning about potential hidden fees with oakland's municipal i.d. card. the city created these i.d. cards in part for undocument emergencied immigrants. a debit function was -- undocumented immigrants. a debit function was put in place. there's hidden fees. there are fees for enrolling and and another fee for every time it's used. >>> b.a.r.t. is dealing with a big bird problem. it's expected to cost the transit agency millions of dollars. brian flores is live in fremont to explain the problem. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning, tori. it certainly can be a very dirty problems at times. these pigeons are causing a lot of damage at most of the b.a.r.t. stations throughout the bay area. it's costing them millions of dollars. in fact, the agency says they sp
're becoming more pro-cyclical, if you will, as opposed to defensive. because valuations, again, we think offer a tremendous amount of support. and if we see any kind of uptick in activity, let alone confidence restored in the current level of activity, that should be good for things like materials as well as industrial sector. in addition, energy continues to look attractive. so, again, a very pro-cyclical stance, but one we think is very appealing from a value situation standpoint. >> okay. and in terms of sectors leading growth, same question to you both. what do you think? >> we're going to add on to that list. things like the regional financials the that have exposure to the reshoring of manufacturing and the energy sector. i think energy drives a lot of interesting peripheral activity. strengthen the rails and other transports, we think will also be beneficiaries here, as well as infrastructure play as well as mlps. >> do you agree with that? >> i like health care, but i also like consumer, and even though the consumer doesn't have as much confidence as they had before, i think in terms o
defense says the police bungled the investigation. >> i don't think the verdict is going to be overturned, only based on the fact it was a 100-page report and a lot of the problems was with the dna, and that is something that obviously can't be reversed once you mess up in a dna case, obviously, there's nothing a new trial can do. that evidence will remain the same. >> reporter: unlike the media circus that accompanied the first two trials, tomorrow's ruling will happen behind closed doors. neither knox for sollecito is likely to attend, but both will be waiting to hear if the courtroom drama is finally over. >>> now, here's lester. >> erica, thanks. >>> social media is abuzz this morning over the latest uproar involving charges of sexism and the tech industry. the latest brouhaha involves a female developer fired for tweeting a picture of two men making jokes at a tech conference. amny has the story. >> reporter: when amy richards overheard two men trading what she thought were sexually offensive jokes at a tech conference, she decided to tweet this picture, writing, not cool. jokes abou
court this week. both sides will have their say on the federal defense of marriage act. on tuesday, justices will hear arguments on california's prop and consider whether states can stop same-sex marriage. people have been camping outside the proportionate for days to witness history. on tuesday, the court will hear a challenge to proposition 8. it defined marriage as one man, one woman. >> no evidence, none, that allowing gays and lesbians to marry harms the institution of marriage or harms anyone else. >> reporter: the justices could decide whether any state can ban same-sex marriage or simply limit the case to california. >> the last thing we need is to shut down the debate, have the supreme court redefine marriage for everybody. >> reporter: supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage have a different question for the supreme court justices. >> a fundamental right of liberty. and that right is already established. the only question is are you going to deprive gays and lesbians of this right because of their sex or their sexual orientation? >> the issue before the country is d
by a u.s. budget debate. deputy secretary of defense ashton carter told reporters that the north threats would only deepen washington's defense commitment to seoul. >> ashton said deep u.s. budget cuts will not alter pentagon efforts to make south korea the fence a priority. >> china has bypassed the britain as the world's fifth largest arms exporter. the volume of chinese weapons exports rose by 162% from 2008-2012. the stockholm international peace research institute says a large buyer chinese weapons have been pakistan, which accounts for 55 percent of the country's exports. for the u.s. remains the world's top arms exporter, with 30 percent of the global volume. russia is second with 26%, germany third with 7 percent and france fourth with 6%. >> six men have been arrested following the game right there robbery of swiss tourist in central india. the group will appear in court today. the swiss woman and her husband roy cycling tour across india and has set up camp when a group of men allegedly assaulted them, beating the husband raping the wives. the case comes at a time in india when
. ankle back problems were gone and bogus was a force in new orleans. let's start with some defense. robin lopez. learn to live with rejection. perhaps you didn't hear me. andrew said get out. now we see flash of this every game from harrison barns. this which is authority. dunking in traffic. check out the evident from bogus. drill to himself 8 points. 9 rebounds for block. nice pass behind the back. seth on fire. that was 30 points on the night. catch and shoot from way out. warriors win 93-72. finish the road trip in san antonio haven't won since carolyn was a small chil child. lebron james. not that long ago. miami heat in search of the 23rd straight win in boston tonight. look out. this is about push. i'm losing my voice. insanity. that was nasty. on terri there. jeff green had 43 for the celts in the absence of kg. tied at 103. seconds left. king james. man he's good. 37 points. streak continues. 23 in a row. second longest in nba history. 105-103 the final. [ screaming] sanford women basketball team get the top seed in the division and that game
! >> the department of defense released this video of similar training conducted at the same military depot last year during daylight. but this team used 80 millimeter rounds, not the 60 millimeter rounds at the center of explosion. they have suspend of all 60 military meters mortars while the investigation continues. >> that tells me that something about this weapon, mechanically has gone wrong and marine corps believes it was not the fault of the marines. >> retired colonel says the focus is on the victims' families. investigators will treat the this accident like a crime scene recon stlukt go everything that led up to the explosion. >> dan: while president obama is keeping an eye on the marines' death and his thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost loved ones. president left tonight on the trip to the middle east, a diplomatic mission that includes his first ever visit to israel. white house says the advice it will be geared toward winning the hearts and minds of the israelis people and there will be no significant announcements on the peace process. >> these two men convict of bigges
to a 20% pay cut for five months. the furloughs will affect most of the defense department 800,000 civilian employees. >> a huge blow for gun control activisadvocates. senate majority leader harry reid says that a bent on assault weapons will " not " be part of the gun control package that he is bringing to the senate floor. he says that there is just not enough support. california senator diannenstein, who wrote the bill, says that she is promising to get a boat, and she plans to introduce the assault weapons portion of the bill as an amendment. >> while the part of the measure is in limbo. it is likely that the senate will vote on three other measures. a ban on high capacity ammo clips, a call for universal background checks, and stiffer penalties for gun trafficking. >> hello? the words are going this way-there's no way. oh, the lights came on. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step
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